The Namibian and 14 media organisations around the world have partnered with Forbidden Stories - to combat the deliberate silencing of journalists in various parts of the world...
The Conversation Africa examined how various groups - including the government, Anglophone activists, media organisations and citizens - used social media to report on growing unrest in Cameroon...
Authorities in Uganda should end the criminal proceedings against Pidson Kareire, managing editor of privately-owned news website, The Drone Media...
Call for entries: APO Group African Women in Media Award to recognise support of female journalists for women's entrepreneurship in Africa...
Canal + International launches Canal + University to provide professional training to audiovisual actors in Africa...
The Committee to Protect Journalists and 29 other civil society organisations yesterday sent a letter to the UN HRC, urging them to scrutinise the human rights situation in Eritrea...
The Golden Pen of Freedom has been awarded posthumously to Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi...
3 Jun 2019
Wan-Ifra has released a new report that looks at the global map of remedies adopted by governments whose objective is to combat the disinformation crisis, though with extremely diverse intent and effects...
15 May 2019
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: Euronews has become the first international news channel for all sports, announcing the launch of its Sports United programme.
10 Nov 2014
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: Swiss media group Ringier and Germany's Axel Springer said on Thursday they are combining their operations in Hungary but selling a number of titles including the country's biggest broadsheet daily Nepszabadsag.
29 Jan 2014
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: In an exclusive interview BuzzFeed's president and COO, Jon Steinberg sits down with the Host and CEO of The Valley Girl Show, Jesse Draper.
5 Apr 2013
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Have you entered yet? This is your chance to shine and promote your best work as part of the prestigious Festival of Media Global Awards.
27 Feb 2013
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: We are delighted to announce the first judges from media agencies have been confirmed for The Festival of Media Global Awards 2013.
15 Feb 2013
MONTREUX, SWTIZERLAND: Agency Jeopardy is back! The event organisers have unveiled the first five sessions that will shape The Festival of Media Global 2013 conference agenda. Last year's Agency Jeopardy session included debate with Jack Klues, Mainardo de Nardis and Stephen Allan - with Steve King winning the prize! In 2013, questions will be set exclusively by the World Federation of Advertisers.
26 Jan 2013
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The Festival of Media Global Awards are a recognised gold-standard for the global media industry and are open to everyone involved in advertising. They are designed to allow you to showcase the innovative and creative campaigns you master-minded in 2012.
11 Jan 2013
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: In about five years' time, the amount of money spent online in the developed world will surpass expenditure in physical locations. These bricks and mortar retail transactions are being assisted by recommendation engines, content experiences and social comment.
24 Dec 2012
NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.
21 Dec 2012
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of internet usage in Europe, showing that 395.7 million Europeans went online in May 2012 for an average of 27.6 hours each.
6 Jul 2012
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: MediaCom has been named Network of The Year at the 2012 Global Festival of Media Awards. The agency took the title after winning five awards and being highly commended for four other campaigns. MediaCom's work for Norway's Anti-Racism Centre was also named Campaign of the Year.
19 Apr 2012